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The Maldives is a great family vacation destination. However, planning a vacation with teenage children must take into account that the majority of children's clubs oriented s on visitors under the age of 12 years, and play areas for older children there is not at all resorts.

Therefore, when choosing a hotel should pay attention to the presence of his opportunities for playing sports, a wide range of water activities, suitable for children (for example, banana boating, tubing, the SUP , children's surfing or diving ) and the good of his homely its reef and with exciting snorkeling.

To ease the daunting task of choosing, our list of hotels that teenagers won't have a chance to get bored with will help you.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa
Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Hotel is one of the largest resorts in the Maldives and is considered one of the best for families with ample opportunities for children and teenagers to entertain.

For example, the hotel has a Komas kids club, where there are playgrounds for children from 3 to 12 years old. In the indoor playroom, young visitors are offered a variety of entertainment, including: creative activities, soft toys, a slide and much more.

Near the Farivalhu restaurant there is a playroom fully equipped for children aged 13 to 17 years. Here you will find darts, snooker tables and other entertainment for teenagers.

In addition, the hotel has a range of sports facilities: a football pitch, tennis courts, badminton and beach volleyball courts, table tennis, bike rental and swimming pools (including for children).

Since a Maldivian vacation is impossible to imagine without a splash of fun in the ocean, the hotel offers many water activities that are suitable for young enthusiasts of outdoor activities.

So, starting from 6 years old, children can explore the underwater world with a mask and a snorkel (the first basic lesson is free). Once you've mastered the basics in coastal waters, you can go on a full day snorkeling safari or watch sleeping turtles with a flashlight while sailing at night.

And from the age of 10 you can start acquaintance with such an exciting kind of sailing as windsurfing.

In addition, for older children, jet ski snorkeling, kayaking or SUP boarding, banana steep turns, tubing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, monoskiing and flyboarding are available.

The well-equipped Euro-Divers Maldives dive center is located on site, giving kids ages 8 and up their first lagoon diving experience surrounded by tropical fish under the full supervision of a PADI Bubblemaker Instructor.

From the age of 10, young divers can learn the Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver programs and receive the appropriate certificates.

Book your villas at Meeru Island Resort & Spa.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa
Meeru Island Resort & Spa

One&Only Reethi Rah

At the fashionable One & Only resort, among the abundance of opportunities, everyone can choose an activity to their liking.

KidsOnly is available for children aged 4 to 12, while children 13-17 are invited to One Tribe , a dedicated teen club.

Among the entertainment:

  • swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles and manta rays ;
  • learning to play real Maldivian drums;
  • cooking lessons, where they will teach you how to cook pasta, sauce and mocktails ;
  • pirate games and treasure hunt;
  • creating crafts using coffee and recycled wood;
  • Cycling around the island;
  • outdoor climbing wall ( The Rock );
  • tennis, football and beach volleyball;
  • banana boating, water skiing, seabob, wakeboarding and flyboarding.

In addition, in the beachside Italian restaurant Rabarbaro you can taste freshly prepared pizza and pasta, and Sweet Paradise Club the One - the most delicious ice cream.

Book your villas at One & Only Reethi Rah.

One&Only Reethi Rah
One&Only Reethi Rah

LUX* South Ari Atoll

A modern and comfortable luxury eco-resort with a wide range of activities for children and teenagers.

In the Play Kids Club, children from 3 to 12 years old, under the supervision of specialists, can get acquainted with the nature and culture of the island, take up active sports and games.

At the Studio 17 Teen Club, guests aged 12-17 can take part in a variety of activities, including local language and dance lessons, sports on the beach and exciting adventure trips around the island.

In addition, adolescents can:

  • go to the snorkelling tour to the home reef or on an excursion to a glass bottom boat;
  • ride a canoe , kayak and catamaran;
  • go diving and windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding , wakeboarding and flyboarding ;
  • play billiards, tennis and table football;
  • ride a bike around the island.
Book your villas at LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort.

LUX* South Ari Atoll
LUX* South Ari Atoll

Amilla Fushi

Dawn Resort Amilla Fushi expect fun and exciting days, so there is a specially designed program for children as a junior and senior school age.

The program for teens includes:

  • DJ classes;
  • football training;
  • lessons in drawing, chess and tennis, acrobatics;
  • English lessons and guitar lessons;
  • training in dancing with fire;
  • self-defense classes for girls;
  • master classes on making drinks and pizza;
  • tours around the island on glowing bicycles.

In addition, the resort offers billiards, beach volleyball, badminton, free ice cream at Chill'd Café , and fun ocean entertainment.

The hotel's convenient location in the waters of Baa Atoll facilitates house reef snorkeling, as well as interesting excursions to Hanifaru Bay, the kingdom of rays and whale sharks.

Choose your villas in Amilla Fushi.

Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences
Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences

Kurumba Maldives

The first Maldivian resort, Kurumba, is ideal for guests of all ages with its fun, lively atmosphere.

At the Majaa Kids ' Club entertainment center, visitors from 4 to 13 years old are expected: snorkeling and pizza making, drawing and origami from towels, Maldivian dance and drumming lessons, building sand castles and making traditional crafts (including from coconut), Divehi Maldivian practice, sports programs, video games and many other interesting activities.

The water sports center offers a variety of water activities for guests aged 8 to 17 years. And the diving school Euro-Divers teaches scuba diving in the lagoon for children from the age of 8.

Teenagers can also go on a dolphin hunt, snorkeling tour, or on a glass bottom boat ride.

Book your villas at Kurumba Maldives.

Kurumba Maldives
Kurumba Maldives

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

A visit to this stylish resort, owned by a legendary brand, gives the impression that even the air is saturated with music. You can find it everywhere: in décor and location names, in spa treatments and pools with underwater speakers, in artist performances and in entertainment for adults and children.

Roxity Kids' Club (for children under 11 years old) and Teen Spirit (for teenagers 12-17 years old) operate on the territory of the resort. For teenagers, they conduct creative activities, sports games and various tournaments, organize bike tours, teach snorkeling, kayaking, and playing musical instruments.

The Watersports Center provides diving training for youth, and also offers wakeboards, jet skis, scooters, bananas and free snorkeling equipment.

In addition, guys will be able to try their hand at kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and girls can attend aerial gymnastics lessons under the guidance of experienced trainers.

Discos with the best local DJs, pool parties, karaoke nights, as well as a unique opportunity to play the famous Fender guitar will be a good addition to your rest.

Book your villas at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Kuramathi Maldives

This friendly 4-star resort offers daily entertainment for children 3-12 years old. The Bageecha Kids Club has activities suitable for all ages. Among them:

  • culinary workshops including cooking sausages, corn, chicken, kebabs and marshmallows in the barbecue area;
  • music and dance events;
  • games in the pool;
  • movie screenings;
  • making jewelry from coconut;
  • beach activities and sports;
  • study together with a marine biologist of the world of fish, corals and plants at the Kuramathi Ecocenter;
  • visiting the spa garden and walking around the island.

Snorkeling, diving, water sports and excursions will also be fun activities for teenagers. And for guests over 12 years old, the resort offers private lessons in windsurfing, sailing dinghies and catamaran.

Book your villas at Kuramathi Maldives Resort.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives


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